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Commission Circular No: 605

12th July, 1994.



Vice-Chancellors of Universities,
Directors of Institutes.
Directors of Affliated University Colleges



The University Grants Commission at its 418th meeting held on 8th July 1994, decided to increase Bursaries and Endowed Scholarships by Rs.250/= per instalment w.e.f. 1.7.1994, in keeping with the decision taken by the Mahapola Trust Fund Board to increase the value of Mahapola instalments by Rs 250/ =.

With the increase, the students who are in receipt of Bursaries, Endowed Scholarships and Mahapola Scholarships should be paid the following rates.

Merit (Rs) Ordinary (Rs)
Bursary 1250.00 1150.00
Endowed Scholarship - 1250.00
Mahapola 1300.00 1250.00

The Mahapola Scholarships are financed as follows :-

Merit (Rs) Ordinary (Rs)
From Mahapola Trust Fund 950.00 900.00
From UGC 350.00 350.00

The Bursaries and Endowed Scholarships are financed by the UGC.

Please take payments accordingly and submit monthly re-imbursement claims to the UGC in the form currently being used.

(mrs. c.s. karunaratna - secretary )


  • Chairman/UGC
  • Vice-Chairman/UGC
  • Members of the UGC
  • Secretary/UGC
  • Deans of Faculties
  • Registrars of Universites
  • Financial Controller/UGC
  • Bursars of Universities
  • Librarians/SAL/AL of the Higher Educational Institutions/Institutes;
  • Snr. Asst.Registrars/Asst.Registrars of HEIs/Campuses
  • Snr. Asst.Bursars/Asst.Bursars of HEIs/Campuses
  • Chief Internal Auditor/UGC
  • Govt. Audit Superintendents of Universities
  • Snr. Asst.Int. Auditors/Asst.Int.Auditors of HEIs
  • Secretary/FUTA
  • Secretary/UEOA
  • Secretary/IUTUF
  • Secretary/AVVSMS
  • Secretary/AVVJSSVSS
  • Auditor-General

File No: UGC/F/Burs/93